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Senate Proceeding on May 4th, 2010 :: 2:18:05 to 2:19:35
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Barbara Boxer

2:17:48 to 2:18:09( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: tuesday and then move to other amendments hopefully where there is some agreement. again putting aside and demonstrating again we're not fighting every single issue with each other. there is a lot of agreement over what ought to be in our bill here to make this a stronge bill and a better bill. i will be happy to yield to my colleague. mrs. boxer: the reason i did this, frankly, was because the

Barbara Boxer

2:18:05 to 2:19:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Barbara Boxer

Barbara Boxer

2:18:10 to 2:18:30( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: other side misunderstanding what this bill did, so i was hopeful that they would just say terrific, now it's "no losses to taxpayers. taxpayers shall bear no losses from the exercise of any authority under this title." i understand that senator kyl said yesterday this was a sense of the senate, didn't have the

Barbara Boxer

2:18:31 to 2:18:53( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: force of law. no, it is clear, it is not the sense of the senate. liquidation required, recovery of funds. taxpayers shall. all funds expended shall. it's real. and so that's why i'm hopeful that if we a bipartisan vote, it will make

Barbara Boxer

2:18:54 to 2:19:14( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: the life of -- of our chairman a lot easier because at least we would come forward with something that we could stand together on, and i just want to thank you so much, senator dodd, for working with me to make sure this was clear as a bell, because as you say bills are complex and people come out here and say well, why is this bill 800 pages?

Barbara Boxer

2:19:15 to 2:19:35( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: well, it's complicated because you have to amend language in so many parts of the federal law, but this is clear. we sum it up. we sum up the title in this way, and i'm excited about having a vote on this. i will be back after the luncheon hour to, if i need to, make the case again. not that my colleague hasn't

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